WILKESBORO – The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Travis LeDoyt's “A Tribute to the King” on Friday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. This performance is sponsored by Carolina West...
WILKESBORO – The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Walker Center on the campus of Wilkes Community College.
BOONE — Appalachian State University has retained its community engagement classification by the Carnegie Foundation first awarded to the university in 2008. The designation is valid until 2025.
WEST JEFFERSON — Area high school seniors whose parents are telephone service subscribers of SkyLine Membership Corporation and SkyBest Communications, may apply for national scholarships available through THE Foundation for Rural Service...
RALEIGH (TNS) — The first substantial bill of the General Assembly's new session tackles a perennial hot topic: government's ability to take private property.
JEFFERSON — A house fire at 586 Luther Road in Jefferson left five family members homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 14.The fire occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14.
RALEIGH − A legal settlement has been reached between the North Carolina Pesticide Board and an Ashe County Christmas tree farmer.
WEST JEFFERSON — A contest launched by Forest Ridge Assisted Living in 2011 returns this year with an opportunity for area residents to win a $25 gift card.
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which issues AMBER Alerts in this state, welcomes a new partnership with Facebook to help find missing children.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) voted in favor of legislation designed to reduce excessive regulatory costs by overhauling the federal rulemaking process. H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015, passed the House by a vote...
CRESTON — Ashe County's resident weatherman, Joe Mullis, is featured in the January 2015 edition of Our State magazine.
BOONE — On Jan. 12, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed an on-going cyber investigation.
Between 25 and 40 percent of Americans with mental illness will pass through the criminal justice system at some point, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Dec. 29Jefferson
GRANITE FALLS — A mobilization ceremony for the 1450th Transportation Company of the North Carolina National Guard was conducted in Caldwell County on Friday, Jan. 9.
JEFFERSON — Throughout each year, American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) employees have an opportunity to donate $1 or more per week, which is matched by the company and donated to local charities.
RALEIGH — North Carolina Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the awarding of its Ag in the Classroom “Going Local” grant to Ashe County teacher Robyn Howell, of the Learning Thru Play school.
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to move back regular meeting times from 1 p.m. to 9 a.m. at the board's regular meeting held Monday, Jan. 5.
The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes the chamber ensemble WindSync to the Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Arts Council is pleased to have this exciting and talented ensemble in the Gallery of the Arts...
BOONE – In philanthropy, success means giving things away. And the members of the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge consider their latest project to be a great success.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Friends of the Ashe County Public Library wish to say thank you to all library patrons and visitors to the library who participated in the Friends Corner “You-Buy-A-Book, We-Wrap-A-Book, You-Give-A-Book Wrapping...
LANSING — Volunteers representing four area fire departments battled an early morning blaze in sub-zero temperatures on Thursday that left a Lansing home heavily damaged.
JEFFERSON — New, life-saving technology is now available at Ashe Memorial Hospital, and resident surgeon Dr. Charles Jones couldn't be more pleased.
JEFFERSON — A structure fire destroyed seven apartment units at a small complex in Jefferson late Tuesday evening, Jan. 6.The fire occurred at an apartment complex located at 534 South Main Street in Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — Local Girl Scout Amanda Church has earned Girl Scout's highest award, the Gold Award.She is the first Ashe County Girl Scout to achieve this recognition since 2003.